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World Poetry News: at UBC!

By worldpoetry on December 3, 2012 - 10:24pm

World Poetry News: We had our second World Poetry meeting at UBC, Saturday, November 24, World Poetry Youth Team Celebration,1-3pm, Lillooet room ,301, Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, University of British Columbia, 1961 East Mall Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1, www.ikebarberlearningcentre.ubc.ca/
World Poetry Youth Team Hosts: Yilin Wang, World Poetry Youth Team Leader and Anita Aguirre Nieveras, MA, Educator and professor, author of several books.

Jim Wong-Chu is a poet and editor. A nationally recognized and founding member of the Asian Canadian Writers’ Workshop, he is the writer of a number of published works of poetry, including Chinatown Ghosts (Arsenal) He had two meetings with us and gave us lots of helpful suggestions as well as doing an exceptional reading from his book.

Features: Israel Mota, poet, actor and musician, Spanish host of the World Poetry Cafe Radio Show.

Jacqueline Maire, World Poetry Life Time Achievement Award Winner, 2012 and author of Your Last Brainwaves, published by World Poetry Publishing.

World Poetry thanks Heidi Mueller, Sharon Rowe and all the volunteers on Tagore night.

By worldpoetry on November 29, 2008 - 11:06pm

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Contact: Ariadne Sawyer, MA

604-526-4729

ariadnes@uniserve.com

World Poetry would like to especially thank Heidi Mueller for her patience in designing the beautiful program given out at the Tagore Celebration November 24th. It will be cherished by many of the participants, the internet readers and the public.
Sharon Rowe was also asked to make paper flowers for the Tagore night. Even the consuls from India and Korea were wearing her flowers. From the podium, we could look out and see a sea of coloured flowers in the audience.Each flower had the name Tagore 2008 and "by Sharon." We want to thank the wonderful World Poetry volunteers; Jacqueline Maire, Mandana Rastan and Montana King who greeted each person and gave out a program and a flower.

You are the best!

Ariadne Sawyer and Alejandro Mujica-Olea

Co-founders and hosts of The World Poetry Reading Series.
“World Poetry Lives!” CBC TV.

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